January 22, 2015

Grammy winning R&B group TLC looks to fund final album through Kickstarter campaign

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Grammy-winning R&B group TLC is depending on fans to fund the release of their final album through […]
January 22, 2015

Since TV’s infancy, blacks have travelled a bumpy road toward fair representation on TV

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More than 60 years ago, a new comedy boasted an all-black cast populating a Harlem community with characters that included […]
January 17, 2015

BOB MARLEY DVD WILL USE FAN FOOTAGE, ANIMATION

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ When the creators of a new Bob Marley concert video found they didn’t have the video to match the audio, they threw […]
January 17, 2015

SNOOP DOGG IS A GRANDFATHER

UNDATED (AP) _ Snoop Dogg is now Grandpa Snoop. His son, Corde Broadus, is a new father to a boy named Zion. Snoop has been posted […]
January 16, 2015

JUDGE REVOKES CHRIS BROWN’S PROBATION

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ A judge has revoked Chris Brown‘s probation. But Brown is being allowed to remain free at least until a March 20 hearing. […]
January 12, 2015

FIVE SHOT DURING CHRIS BROWN APPEARANCE

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ Five people have been injured in a shooting at a club in San Jose, California, during a Chris Brown performance. The […]
January 12, 2015

JENNIFER HUDSON – BROADWAY

NEW YORK (AP) _ Jennifer Hudson will return to Broadway in the fall — in the cast of the musical “The Color Purple.” She will play […]
January 12, 2015

”ROOTS” REMAKE

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The History channel is inching closer to doing a remake of the T-V miniseries “Roots.” The outlet says Allen Hughes has been […]
January 9, 2015

Legendary gospel figure Andrae Crouch, who worked with pop stars, dies in Los Angeles at 72

By Robert Jablon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Andrae Crouch, a legendary gospel performer, songwriter and choir director whose work graced songs by Michael Jackson […]
January 8, 2015

Jah Vinci Releases New Single “Fi Di Poor” Featuring Mr. G, Produced By Street Block Records

[Kingston, Jamaica] Early this month Jamaica’s popular singjay, Jah Vinci released his new single “Fi Di Poor” which featured popular songwriter and dancehall act Mr. G. […]
January 8, 2015

Bill Cosby moves on to second Ontario show after standing ovation Wednesday

By Diana Mehta THE CANADIAN PRESS LONDON, Ont. _ Bill Cosby was forced to confront the allegations that have dogged him for weeks when a heckler […]
January 5, 2015

US hip hop artist Joey Bada$$ charged in Australia with assaulting security guard

CANBERRA, Australia _ New York hip-hop artist Joey Bada$$ has been charged in an Australian court with assaulting a security guard before a performance last week, […]
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